Doune Castle

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Doune Castle
Castle Hill
FK16 6EA

National Grid reference: NN 725 014 - 730 001

Telephone: 01786 841 742

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Help us cut carbon and traffic and preserve this historic site for future generations. Find out how to get here by train, bus, bike and foot

Please be aware there are no bike racks available at the castle.

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Parking at Doune Castle

Please note, there is limited visitor parking available at Doune Castle and due to current works, the car park can only operate at half capacity at the moment. 

Unfortunately, we cannot accommodate motorhomes, campervans or caravans in the car park.

We have two accessible bays, which are available on a first come first served basis.

We have limited parking for small minibuses (up to 16 seat/2m wide x 4m long), but these must be booked in advance. Larger coaches should arrange drop-off and pick-up in Doune village and use the upgraded footpaths through the Roman fort site to access the castle.

Alternative parking is available within the village of Doune. If these car parks are full, there is some on-street parking, but please be considerate to local residents.

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Opening times

1 Apr to 30 Sept:
Daily, 9.30 to 5.30pm (last entry is 4.45pm).

1 Oct to 31 Mar:
Daily, 10am to 4pm (last entry 3.15pm)

We recommend booking online in advance to guarantee entry.

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